After <I>La Dolce Vita</I>: A Cultural Prehistory of by Alessia Ricciardi PDF

By Alessia Ricciardi

This booklet chronicles the death of the supposedly leftist Italian cultural institution through the lengthy Eighties. in the course of that point, the nation's literary and highbrow forefront controlled to lose the prominence passed it after the tip of worldwide battle II and the defeat of Fascism. What emerged as an alternative was once a uniquely Italian model of cultural capital that intentionally kept away from any serious wondering of the existing order. Ricciardi criticizes the improvement of this new hegemonic association in movie, literature, philosophy, and artwork feedback. She specializes in a number of turning issues: Fellini's futile, late-career critique of Berlusconi-style advertisement tv, Calvino's overdue flip to reactionary belletrism, Vattimo's nihilist and conservative responses to French poststructuralism, and Bonito Oliva's circulation of paintings commodification, Transavanguardia.

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